Tag: Disney lawsuits

‘Dad, Disney took your song,’ Disney Sued Over Frozen 2 Track


It’s been almost three years since Disney released the long-awaited sequel to their 2013 smash hit, Frozen, and the film is once again making headlines. On November 1st, musician Daniel Grigson filed a suit in the Los Angeles Federal Court, accusing the songwriter of the Frozen 2 song Some Things Never Change of copying sections ‘Dad, Disney took your song,’ Disney Sued Over Frozen 2 Track

Annual Passholders Sue Disney Over Availability Due to Park Reservation Policy


New court documents were filed on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court’s Orlando division on behalf of two individuals; identified only as “M.P”, a resident of Orange County, FL, and “E.K” of Palm Beach County, FL. The lawsuit claims that Disney has exemplified ‘predatory business practices‘ in limiting Annual Passholder access to the pandemic-born park reservation Annual Passholders Sue Disney Over Availability Due to Park Reservation Policy

New Lawsuit Claims Disney Stole Evel Knievel Likeness for ‘Toy Story 4’ Film


According to a press release, a lawsuit has been filed by K&K Promotions who claims that they own the trademark and rights to all portrayals of the late Evel Knievel. The lawsuit claims that the Duke Caboom character in Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 4 was based on Knievel. Knievel was a 1970s stuntman who donned New Lawsuit Claims Disney Stole Evel Knievel Likeness for ‘Toy Story 4’ Film

College Athlete Sues Walt Disney World for Missed Season Following Scooter Accident


A college athlete filed a lawsuit recently in Orange Circuit Court claiming that an ECV accident at Disney’s Hollywood Studios caused him to miss his basketball season. The lawsuit against Walt Disney World claims that scooters are allowed to be driven too close to pedestrians. It also says that guests using Disney-owned scooters are not College Athlete Sues Walt Disney World for Missed Season Following Scooter Accident

Workers File Lawsuit Claiming Disneyland is Violating 2018 Living Wage Ballot Measure


A small group of Disneyland Resort workers, some of which work for subcontractors, have filed a lawsuit against Disney and others claiming that they are not being paid a living wage as required by a 2018 ballot measure. Voters passed Measure L in 2018 requiring any large hospitality business within the Anaheim resort district that Workers File Lawsuit Claiming Disneyland is Violating 2018 Living Wage Ballot Measure

Disney Moves to Avoid Class Action Lawsuit on Fair Pay Act, Gender Discrimination


The Walt Disney Company is trying to stop a class action lawsuit by a group of women claiming that Disney has violated the California Fair Pay Act. Disney is arguing that the company is so large a suit by ten women is not representative. In April, two woman sued Disney claiming that they were paid Disney Moves to Avoid Class Action Lawsuit on Fair Pay Act, Gender Discrimination

Woman Sues After Scooter Falls on Her During Walt Disney World Bus Ride


A New York woman is suing Disney in Orange Circuit Court related to injuries suffered in December 2015 aboard a Walt Disney World bus when another guest’s motorized scooter tipped and knocked her over. Emily Rose, now 70, boarded a crowded bus back to Disney’s Beach Club Resort after visiting the Magic Kingdom with her Woman Sues After Scooter Falls on Her During Walt Disney World Bus Ride

Newest ‘Inside Out’ Lawsuit Claims Pixar Plagiarized Student Film


The latest in a series of separate lawsuits filed against Disney·Pixar over the film, Canadian producer Damon Pourshian is alleging that the idea for 2015’s Inside Out originated with a student film of the same name that he released in 2000. He is seeking compensation for copyright violations in the form of unspecified damages and the Newest ‘Inside Out’ Lawsuit Claims Pixar Plagiarized Student Film

Judge Rejects Disney, Fox, and Paramount’s Motion to Dismiss Copyright Claims in Stolen Tech Lawsuit


While initially approving the dismissal of copyright violation charges leveled against Disney, Fox, and Paramount, a federal judge has now ruled in favor of amended complaints by VFX firm Rearden LLC, and he used comparisons with Google and Napster to make his decision. This ongoing case centers around stolen motion capture technology that has been Judge Rejects Disney, Fox, and Paramount’s Motion to Dismiss Copyright Claims in Stolen Tech Lawsuit

Woman Sues Disney After Being Hit by Scooter at Hollywood Studios


An Ohio woman is suing Walt Disney Parks and Resorts after she was injured by another Walt Disney World guest using a motorized scooter. The alleged incident happened back in 2016 at one of the gift shops in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Attorneys for Vicki Denton filed the action in Orange Circuit Court earlier this month, Woman Sues Disney After Being Hit by Scooter at Hollywood Studios